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Role of trauma team activation in poor outcomes of elderly patients.



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1 Key Question 1: For patients with known or suspected trauma who are treated out-of-hospital by EMS personnel, what is the predictive utility of measures of circulatory compromise or derivative measures (e.g., the shock index) for predicting serious injury requiring transport to the highest level trauma center available? 1a: How does the predictive utility of the studied measures of circulatory compromise vary across age groups (e.g., children or the elderly)? Specifically, what values for the different age ranges are supported by the evidence?
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Title Role of trauma team activation in poor outcomes of elderly patients.
Author St John AE., Rowhani-Rahbar A., Arbabi S., Bulger EM.
Country Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Electronic address: aestjohn@uw.edu.
Year 2016
Numbers Pubmed ID: 27338540

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